Day 5 ~ February 4 ~ Believing
“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality…I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.
Ana Raluca Mandita, age 19, Romania
Peace Pals International
Our beliefs shape our lives. Believe that you have all the resources you need to move your life in the direction of peace, happiness and nonviolence. Believe that you can be peaceful all day.
If we believe that how we treat ourselves, each other, and the planet makes a difference, how must that belief inform our thoughts, our words, and our actions? Today I understand what it means to live my beliefs.
List some of the beliefs you carry that impact your life. Write what you believe about nonviolence. Find a way to act upon that belief today.
Action for Teens
Peace is a possibility. Believing in that possibility can make it happen. Keep peace in mind as you move through your day.
Action for Children
Finish this sentence with something good that you believe about yourself. I am ______________.
“To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
“I believe in a world that works for everyone.” ~ Tom T Hall
"Most people who accomplish anything, whether in relationships, business, sports, knowledge, or anything else, do so because they first believe that they can do it." ~ Rita Chester